Jaymes Roser has shone at the recent Australian School Sport Swimming Championships held in Tasmania. Jaymes and his fellow Queensland teammates outswum every other State team and won gold in the 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay. What a great achievement!
Jaymes has been training hard throughout the year being determined to do his very best at this competition. Jaymes qualified for Nationals at the Qld State Championships placing 4th in the 50m Freestyle event. He swam personal best times every time he swam and was very excited about his performances. Jaymes won through the qualifying rounds and just missed out on a place in the 12 Boys 50m Freestyle final finishing 9th overall in another personal best time. He missed the final by just two hundredths of a second but is so proud to be the ninth fastest 12 boy over 50m in Australia. Jaymes was also excited to break 29 seconds for the first time in the 50m freestyle swimming 28.65.
Jaymes also swam in two other relays at the Championships. In the 4 x 50 Medley relay his 12 boys team finished 5th which was also a great effort. The third relay Jaymes swam in was a combined boys relay with the fastest freestyle swimmer in each age group from 10 years to 17 years swimming as a state team. It was a privilege to be in this team and they had an amazing swim to finish only just outside the medals being only 8/100th second behind the bronze medalists.
The whole Roser family enjoyed the excitement of this week long Championship and the trip away exploring Tasmania and supporting Jaymes. They are very proud of Jaymes and all the hard work he has put in as preparation for this Championship. He also spent many hours raising funds for this trip selling firewood and sausages and I am sure he knows it was all well worth the effort.
Jaymes has a great future in swimming and we are excited to watch him progress through competitions such as this and look forward to seeing how far he can go in his favourite sport. We are very proud of Jaymes.